Florida school districts
|K-12 Education in Florida|
|State Superintendent: Eric J. Smith|
|Number of students: 2,668,156|
|Number of teachers: 175,006|
|Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.2|
|Number of school districts: 76|
|Number of schools: 4,212|
|Graduation rate: 75%|
|Per-pupil spending: $8,887|
|Public education in Florida|
Florida Department of Education
Florida school districts
List of school districts in Florida
Florida is home to 4,212 schools and 2,668,156 K-12 students.
State school administrators
- State Board of Education
- Gary Chartrand, Chair
- John R. Padget, Vice Chair
- Ada G. Armas, Board Member
- Sally Bradshaw, Board Member
- John A. Colon, Board Member
- Barbara S. Feingold, Board Member
- Kathleen Shanahan, Board Member
- Pam Stewart, Commissioner
The following table displays the top ten Florida school districts by total student enrollment.
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Florida.
|Two or More||3.0%|
School board elections
- See also: Florida school board elections, 2014
A total of 38 Florida school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature 117 seats up for election. Eight districts will hold elections in August while 30 districts have scheduled elections for November 4, 2014. The districts listed below served 2,517,857 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
- ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
- United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
- State Education Data Profiles Accessed August 15, 2013
- State Profiles Accessed August 15, 2013
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014
State of Florida
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Chief Financial Officer | Commissioner of Education | Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services | Commissioner of Insurance Regulation | Secretary of Environmental Protection | Director of Economic Opportunity | Chair of Public Service Commission |
Florida Department of Education | Florida school districts |